Magazine - Golf (Page 14)
10 Nov 2012 - Golf - Kevin Munt - 9 comments
Trump International Golf Links is open and like many with a professional interest in the game I would normally want to know how this new links has turned out. Sadly, since seeing Anthony Baxter’s documentary ‘You’ve been Trumped’, I only want the wind to blow constantly from the South so the previously northerly mobile dune system might bury the place. Michael-Forbes
9 Nov 2012 - Golf - External source
Royal Tarlair Golf Club has been forced to close after asbestos was found in the aftermath of a suspected arson attack in the early hours of Monday which destroyed a greenkeeper’s shed and the equipment it contained.
Frost - to play or not to play?
8 Nov 2012 - Golf - Ray Hunt - Issue 45 - October / November 2012
Ray Hunt, Technical Sales and Support Manager at ALS, offers some advice on how to cope with frost on a playing surface and suggests that covers and surfactants may provide possible solutions
7 Nov 2012 - Golf - External source
An overwhelming number of British club golfers believe their sport doesn't receive the coverage it deserves from national newspapers, according to a poll taken by HowDidiDo, Europe's largest golfing community.
6 Nov 2012 - Golf - External source
Planning permission contravenes the council’s own rules claims the Campaign to Protect Rural England
1 Nov 2012 - Golf - External source
Golfers from Germany and Scandinavia are the most likely to have taken an international golf holiday in the past 12 months, new research has found.
The golfing gems of Biarritz
1 Nov 2012 - Golf - Kevin Marks - Issue 44 - August / September 2012
Golf de Biarritz ‘Le Phare’ was the brainchild of Victorian British aristocracy who wanted to play golf whilst on holiday in the upmarket French seaside resort in the 1880s. A century later, the first international golf training centre opened, the brainchild of the French Golfing Federation (FFgolf). The club is located on the cliff tops just outside Biarritz, completing a unique golfing experience in southwest France.
28 Oct 2012 - Golf - Charmian Robinson
Following extensive excavation works Craig Gilholm, Links Manager for Royal Liverpool Golf Club, hired a contractor with a soil screener to process around 3000 tonnes of waste soil.
27 Oct 2012 - Golf - Charmian Robinson
West Lancashire Golf Club has recently opted to change from powered mowers to a set of Leda fairway gang mowers supplied by Lloyds of Letchworth.
Volunteering for the US Open is highly recommended
27 Oct 2012 - Golf - Simon Blagg - Issue 44 - August / September 2012
What had started as a dream, twelve months previously, for Simon Blagg became a reality on the 9th June 2012. This was when he and his colleague, Stephen Mallyon, arrived in the USA as volunteers for the 2012 US Open at the Olympic Club. It was certainly a change of scenery from their workplace - Roseville Golf Club in Sydney, Australia
26 Oct 2012 - Golf - External source
The 90-minute 2011 documentary ‘You’ve Been Trumped’, which looked at the battle between some local Aberdeenshire people and tycoon Donald Trump over his plans to build a ‘billion pound’ golf resort, has been aired on national BBC television.
25 Oct 2012 - Golf - External source
The Committee for Golf Club Salaries (CGCS) has recommended a 1.5 per cent increase in salaries for all British golf club managers and greenkeepers for 2013.
23 Oct 2012 - Golf - External source
Your Golf Travel’s reputation as Europe’s largest golf travel company has been further endorsed after signing an exciting agreement to become the official travel partner of talkSPORT – the world’s biggest sports radio station.
Charts Hill Golf Club battles the weather
18 Oct 2012 - Golf - Neville Johnson - Issue 44 - August / September 2012
This has to have been the wettest of wet summers. Neville Johnson visited Chart Hills Golf Club, a gem of a Kentish course, in a rare break from the torrents to see whether water from the heavens is a blessing or a curse.
11 Oct 2012 - Golf - External source
A prestigious Essex golf club has closed suddenly and temporarily following what it describes as an ‘incident’ that has taken place between its management and its freeholder.
Tournament preparation at the Celtic Manor Resort
11 Oct 2012 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 44 - August / September 2012
Anyone heading into deepest Wales along the M4 can hardly fail to notice the imposing Celtic Manor Resort Hotel set atop Christchurch Hill overlooking the city of Newport. It is a journey our editor has made on numerous occasions, his eyes drawn longingly to the entrance, for it is a venue he had never before visited.
10 Oct 2012 - Golf - Amy Ellingham
Thomas Flavelle, a greenkeeper at Lingdale Golf Club in Leicestershire, has clinched the title of Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year 2012.
10 Oct 2012 - Golf - Bayer Crop Science
With the British climate offering an ideal habitat for disease pathogens to thrive, Greenkeepers face a year round battle against fungal turf disease.
9 Oct 2012 - Golf - External source
The Nairn Golf Club will round off an historic year for European golf by becoming the first Scottish club to compete in the Women’s International Team Challenge.